Open main menu

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French resver, from Old French resver (to consider, reflect, be delirious), of uncertain origin. The Trésor de la langue française informatisé links it back either to an unattested *esver (to wander) or to Latin *reexvadō, from re- +‎ ex- +‎ evadō[1]. The Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch links it back to *reexvagus, hence the same as the first proposal by the Trésor de la langue française informatisé[2].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁɛ.ve/, /ʁe.ve/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

rêver

  1. to dream
    Synonym: songer

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ rêver” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  2. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1928-2002), “*reexvagus”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 100, page 184

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit